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23-3203. Factors considered in determination of child custody, residency and parenting time. In determining the issue of child custody, residency and parenting time, the court shall consider all relevant factors, including, but not limited to:

(a) Each parent's role and involvement with the minor child before and after separation;

(b) the desires of the child's parents as to custody or residency;

(c) the desires of a child of sufficient age and maturity as to the child's custody or residency;

(d) the age of the child;

(e) the emotional and physical needs of the child;

(f) the interaction and interrelationship of the child with parents, siblings and any other person who may significantly affect the child's best interests;

(g) the child's adjustment to the child's home, school and community;

(h) the willingness and ability of each parent to respect and appreciate the bond between the child and the other parent and to allow for a continuing relationship between the child and the other parent;

(i) evidence of spousal abuse, either emotional or physical;

(j) the ability of the parties to communicate, cooperate and manage parental duties;

(k) the school activity schedule of the child;

(l) the work schedule of the parties;

(m) the location of the parties' residences and places of employment;

(n) the location of the child's school;

(o) whether a parent is subject to the registration requirements of the Kansas offender registration act, K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq., and amendments thereto, or any similar act in any other state, or under military or federal law;

(p) whether a parent has been convicted of abuse of a child, K.S.A. 21-3609, prior to its repeal, or K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 21-5602, and amendments thereto;

(q) whether a parent is residing with an individual who is subject to registration requirements of the Kansas offender registration act, K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq., and amendments thereto, or any similar act in any other state, or under military or federal law; and

(r) whether a parent is residing with an individual who has been convicted of abuse of a child, K.S.A. 21-3609, prior to its repeal, or K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 21-5602, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2011, ch. 26, § 20; L. 2014, ch. 116, § 9; July 1.



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